Gulf Times - Militia
Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

With baseball caps and scarves covering their faces, only their serious eyes are visible as a dozen children stand to attention, rifles by their side.

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 civilians were killed in two attacks by militia gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where government forces have vowed to root out armed groups, sources said Wednesday.

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighbouring region of Afrin.

Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan is considering training and arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories where Islamic militants have been driven out, officials say, sparking fears the local forces could become another thuggish militia.

Kadhafi's son Seif 'set free' in Libya

Kadhafi's son Seif 'set free' in Libya

Seif al-Islam, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in captivity.

Militia violence in Central Africa leaves 300 dead

Militia violence in Central Africa leaves 300 dead

Militia violence in Central African Republic has killed around 300 people and displaced 100,000 in the last two weeks, the United Nations and the government said on Thursday...